Image 1/1: Device should be turned off and unplugged before starting the replacements.
  • Using the T5 Torx Screwdriver, remove the T5x3mm screws located in all 4 corners.

  • Device should be turned off and unplugged before starting the replacements.

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Image 1/2: Slide the plastic opening tool around all 4 sides of the tablet to separate the back cover. Image 2/2: Be careful when you are trying to remove the back as it can damage the screen if you force it too much.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to push in between the front and the back of the tablet.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool around all 4 sides of the tablet to separate the back cover.

  • Be careful when you are trying to remove the back as it can damage the screen if you force it too much.

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Image 1/2: Remove the back cover. Image 2/2: Remove the back cover.
  • Continue sliding the plastic opening tool around the tablet until all 4 sides are separated from each other.

  • Remove the back cover.

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Image 1/2: Swing the battery connector clear of the connector socket. Image 2/2: Swing the battery connector clear of the connector socket.
  • Push out the battery connector using the spudger.

  • Swing the battery connector clear of the connector socket.

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  • Lift the battery from the device.

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  • Pry the connector that attaches the front and back camera with a metal spudger.

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  • Pull the camera from the connectors.

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  • Identify the three T5x1mm screws and remove them with a Phillips #000

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Image 1/2: Remove the tape. Image 2/2: Remove the tape.
  • Unplug the connector with the tweezers.

  • Remove the tape.

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Image 1/2: Pull the ribbon connector out. Image 2/2: Pull the ribbon connector out.
  • Flip the ZIF connector with the metal spudger.

  • Pull the ribbon connector out.

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Image 1/3: Flip the ZIF connector with the spudger. Image 2/3: Pull the ribbon connector with the tweezers. Image 3/3: Pull the ribbon connector with the tweezers.
  • Pull the orange tape with the tweezers.

  • Flip the ZIF connector with the spudger.

  • Pull the ribbon connector with the tweezers.

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  • Remove the gray tape below the ribbon connector.

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Image 1/2: Pull the ribbon connector out with the tweezers. Image 2/2: Pull the ribbon connector out with the tweezers.
  • Flip the ZIF connector.

  • Pull the ribbon connector out with the tweezers.

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  • Pull the circuit board off.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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